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- Alphabetic: Listing of goals, indicators, and
individual data trends alphabetically.
- Or view below by theme.
Our children will not live in poverty.
1 Child poverty
2 Low-income school children
Families will provide a stable, supportive environment for their children.
3 Satisfaction with child care
4 School transfers
5 Child abuse and neglect
6 Teen pregnancy
All children will be healthy and start school ready to learn.
8 Low birth weight
9 On-time immunization
10 Preschool child development
Minnesotans will excel in basic and challenging academic skills and knowledge.
11 Elementary school skills
12 Eighth-grade basic skills
13 College entrance scores
14 High school graduation
Minnesotans will be healthy.
15 Health insurance
16 Infant mortality
17 Life expectancy
18 Premature death
19 Smoking and tobacco use
Community and Democracy
Our communities will be safe, friendly and caring.
21 Sense of safety
22 Violent and property crime
23 Juvenile apprehensions
24 Volunteer work
People in need will receive support that helps them live as independently as they can.
25 Nearby support
26 In-home help for older people
27 Welfare to work
28 Food shelf use
All people will be welcomed, respected and able to participate fully in Minnesota's communities and economy.
30 Bias crimes
31 Minority teachers
32 Employment of people with disabilities
33 Transportation for people with disabilities
People will participate in government and politics.
34 Voter turnout
35 Checkoff campaign contributions
Government in Minnesota will be cost-efficient, and services will be designed to meet the needs of the people who use them.
36 Satisfaction with government services
37 Price of government
Minnesota will have sustainable, strong economic growth.
38 Growth in gross state product
39 Employment of working-age population
40 Energy efficiency of the economy
Minnesota's workforce will have the education and training to make the state a leader in the global economy.
41 Post-high school education and training
42 Job placement after two-year college
43 Adults with college education
All Minnesotans will have the economic means to maintain a reasonable standard of living.
44 Median family income compared to U.S. median
45 Poverty rate
46 Availability of full-time work
All Minnesotans will have decent, safe and affordable housing.
47 Housing costs
48 Home ownership
Rural areas, small cities and urban neighborhoods throughout the state will be economically viable places for people to live and work.
49 Counties losing population
50 Net gain in businesses
51 Regional disparity in unemployment
52 Unrestricted highways
53 Urban home values
54 Freeway congestion
Minnesotans will conserve natural resources to give future generations a healthy environment and a strong economy.
55 Energy use per person
56 Renewable energy sources
57 Vehicle miles
58 Air pollutants
59 Water use
60 Timber harvest
61 Solid waste and recycling
62 Toxic chemicals
Minnesotans will improve the quality of the air, water and earth.
63 Urban air pollution
64 Water quality in lakes and rivers
65 Nitrate in ground water
66 Erosion of cropland
Minnesotans will restore and maintain healthy ecosystems that support diverse plants and wildlife.
67 Wildlife habitat
68 Changes in land use
Minnesotans will have opportunities to enjoy the state's natural resources.
69 Parkland and open space
70 Recreational trails